EE has announced the EE Kestrel 4G smartphone is available to buy now online and in store.
The budget 4G smartphone is just £99 on a Pay As You Go contract or can be purchased on EE 4G Pay Monthly tariffs from £13.99, with no upfront handset cost.
To celebrate the launch, if you buy the EE Kestrel and top up £10 on your PAYG tariff, EE will give you a whopping 10GB of data for free.
If you chose to buy the Kestrel on a Pay Monthly tariff, you can pay as little as £13.99 for 500MB of 4G data, 500 minutes and unlimited texts.
Bumping up to £18.99 per month, you can get 1GB of data, 1000 minutes and unlimited texts as well.
Want the perks of being able to use your minutes and texts in the EU? You’ll need to spend £21.99 per month for 2GB of data, unlimited texts and 1000 minutes.
Despite its entry-level pricing, the EE Kestrel still features a 4.5-inch qHD 960 x 540p display running on a quad-core 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor.
In the rear is a 5-megapixel camera, complemented by a 1-megapixel front-facing alternative for video calls and selfies, if you still do those.
8GB of internal storage is bolstered by microSD card support, plus you’ll get 4G LTE compatibility and HD Voice to improve call quality.
The EE Kestrel is just 7.85mm thick, making it just a touch fatter than the 7.6mm iPhone 5S. EE claims you’ll get 370 hours standby or 12 hours of call time with the Kestrel thanks to its 2000mAh battery as well.
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